The Linux Foundation Announces Conference Schedule for Open Source Summit Japan + Automotive Linux Summit 2021

Leading events for the Automotive Linux community and Japan open source community gathering developers, technologists, and community leaders virtually for two days of education, discovery and collaboration for the advancement of the world’s largest shared technologies. 

SAN FRANCISCO, October 28, 2021 —  The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the complete agendas for Open Source Summit Japan + Automotive Linux Summit 2021. One registration pass provides access to both events, which take place virtually December 14-15.  The complete schedule can be viewed here.

Open Source Summit Japan is the leading conference connecting the Japanese open source ecosystem under one roof along with global technical and thought leaders. It provides a forum for collaboration and education; where attendees share information, learn about the latest open source projects and technologies and find out how to gain a competitive advantage by using innovative, open solutions. 

Automotive Linux Summit gathers the most innovative minds from automotive expertise and open source excellence, for discussions and learnings that propel the future of embedded devices in the automotive arena. Attendees include automotive system engineers, Linux experts, R&D managers, business executives, open source licensing and compliance specialists, and community developers. 

Conference Session Highlights from Open Source Summit Japan:

  • Merging an Existing Framework into KernelCI – Alice Ferrazzi, Cybertrust by Miraclelinux
  • The Cool Features of WebAssembly Micro Runtime (WAMR) for IoT and Embedded – Xin Wang, Intel
  • Methodologies to Grasp Overviews of OSS as Open Source Program Offices (OSPOs) – Shino Iwami, NEC
  • Lightweight Zero-trust Network Implementation and Transition with Keycloak and NGINX – Yoshiyuki Tabata, Hitachi, Ltd.
  • Beyond CUDA: GPU Accelerated Machine Learning on Cross-Vendor Graphics Cards with Vulkan Kompute (AMD, Qualcomm, NVIDIA & Friends) – Alejandro Saucedo, Seldon Technologies

Conference Session Highlights from Automotive Linux Summit:

  • Bluetooth in Cockpit Systems – Shruti Gaikwad & Sriram G., KPIT Technologies Ltd.
  • Update on AGL Production Readiness – Mitsuo Date, Toyota Motor Corporation
  • Automotive Flutter Widget for Integrated Cockpit System – Woojin Han, DRIMAES & Young-Wook Jung, Seoul Women’s University
  • VirtIO – A Common Device Framework to Achieve Software Defined Vehicle – Jerry Zhao Jiancong, Panasonic Corporation & François-Frédéric Ozog, Linaro
  • Flutter Apps on AGL with the Web Application Manager – Lorenzo Tilve, Igalia

Keynote speakers will be announced in the coming weeks. 

Registration to attend virtually is US$50. The event will be held in the Japan Standard Time Zone (UTC+09:00) and will be virtual, so all you will need is a computer and an internet connection.

Members of The Linux Foundation receive a 20 percent discount off registration and can contact to request a member discount code. 

Diversity & Need-Based Registration Scholarships
Applications for diversity and need-based scholarships are currently being accepted here. We place an emphasis on funding applicants who are from historically underrepresented or untapped groups and/or those of lower socioeconomic status.

Open Source Summit Japan + Automotive Linux Summit 2021 is made possible thanks to our sponsors, including Diamond Sponsor: Automotive Grade Linux, Platinum Sponsor: Cloud Native Computing Foundation, and Gold Sponsors: Collabora, NEC, Red Hat and SODA Foundation. For information on becoming an event sponsor, click here or email us for more information and to speak to our team.

Members of the press who would like to request a press pass to attend should contact Kristin O’Connell.

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